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Weekly Market Commentary

August 14, 2017
This week (week ending August 11, 2017) volume plunged with 74.6 million shares traded as compared with the previous week’s robust volume of 210.6 million shares (-65%). This was attributable to election related absenteeism, economic […]

African News

African News

Barclays Africa Half Year 2017 Earnings Report

July 31, 2017
Barclays Africa Group Limited has reported its financial performance for the first half of the year, demonstrating continued resilience in a deteriorating economic environment in South Africa, its largest market. The announcement marked the first […]
African News

Vodacom SA shareholders vote to acquire 35% Safaricom Stake

July 26, 2017
The proposed acquisition by Vodacom Group of an effective 35% stake in Safaricom, Kenya’s leading integrated communications company, has cleared an important hurdle after Vodacom minority shareholders overwhelmingly voted in support of the transaction. In […]

Global Market

Global News

Snapchat acquires Zenly between $250M and $350M

June 22, 2017
Techcrunch Snapchat’s newest feature, Snap Map, is based on its latest acquisition, social mapping startup Zenly. Snapchat is believed to have bought Zenly for between $250 million and $350 million in mostly cash and some […]

Events

Aug
21
Mon
all-day BAT Kenya Book Closure
BAT Kenya Book Closure
Aug 21 all-day
BAT Kenya will close its shareholders’ register on 21 August 2017 for the consideration of an interim dividend of Ksh 3.50 per share. Payment will be made on 21 September 2017.
Aug
22
Tue
all-day Kapchorua Tea Book Closure
Kapchorua Tea Book Closure
Aug 22 all-day
Kapchorua Tea will close its shareholders’ register for the consideration of a final dividend of Ksh 3.00 per share.
all-day Williamson Tea Book Closure
Williamson Tea Book Closure
Aug 22 all-day
Williamson Tea will close its shareholders’ register for the consideration of a final dividend of Ksh 10.00 per share.
Aug
25
Fri
all-day EABL Book Closure
EABL Book Closure
Aug 25 all-day
East African Breweries Ltd will close its shareholders’ register on 25 August 2017 for the consideration of a final dividend of Ksh 5.50 per share. Payment will be made on 31 October 2017.
all-day Kenol Kobil Book Closure
Kenol Kobil Book Closure
Aug 25 all-day
Kenol Kobil will close its shareholders’ register on 25 August 2017 for the consideration of an interim dividend of Ksh 0.30 per share. Payment of which will be made on 1 October 2017.

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